1201 Bethel Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Bethel Grade School serves 188 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Bethel Grade School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bethel Grade School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Bethel Grade School's student population of 188 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Bethel Grade School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bethel Grade School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1696 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
76%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
38%
27%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 188 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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